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Peter and the Moon Man
The man in the moon learns about hygiene in this 1929 public information short promoting the benefits of all-electric mod cons.
Children's 1929 14 mins
40 years before Neil Armstrong arrived on the moon, the moon man travelled the other way to learn a lesson in hygiene from little Peter and his mum - at least according to this odd little film from the Health and Cleanliness Council. The film was aimed at working-class families, but the Council, tellingly, chose a middle-class family in a well-equipped modern house to illustrate its message.
Plenty of Time for Play
Science Fiction 1935 15 mins
Plastic clothes, video phones, vacuum tube emails - step into the heady, high-tech future world of... 1955!
Science Fiction 1924 12 mins
An on-the-run inventor claims to have invented a camera which looks into the future, showing a grim destiny for London landmarks like Tower Bridge and Trafalgar Square.
Ever Been Had
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1917 9 mins
Blackly comic cartoon portrait of an apocalyptic England, destroyed 50 years after signing a premature peace in WWI.
Comedy 1911 6 mins
A leisurely drive turns into an out-of-this-world adventure for a newlywed couple and their robot chauffeur.
Aerial Submarine A Startling Forecast. Piracy in Sea and Air
Science Fiction 1910 9 mins
Follow two kidnapped children on a surreal pirate adventure in this 'trick' sci-fi fantasy.
The Airship Destroyer
Science Fiction 1909 10 mins
England faces aerial invasion in this entertaining Edwardian science fiction fantasy.
Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting Q&A for Shakespeare Lives
Inside Film 2016 31 mins
The stars of Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet are reunited on stage for the first time since 1968 as part of the BFI and British Council’s Shakespeare on Film.
Amateur film 1965 11 mins Location: Redhill Aerodrome
The skies above Redhill are abuzz with planes as the fliers of Surrey's Tiger Club perform an aerial show for the crowds below
Brighton Seaside - Airshow & Silver Jubilee in Bromley
Amateur film 1977 11 mins Location: Brighton
Tony Mitchell captures a variety of events during Jubilee year - including day trips to Brighton and a bunting covered London as well as an accident at an airshow
This is Bournemouth
Promotional 1969 17 mins Location: Bournemouth
Bournemouth. A holiday resort that’s got the lot. Sunshine, sandy beaches, gardens, shops, fine dining and entertainment - with sports stars and a few beauty queens thrown in
The Building of the Eastern Road flyover on the M27
Amateur film 1970 7 mins Location: Hilsea
The roads around Portsmouth are about to be transformed with concrete and steel in this 1970 film from W J Evans.
A Tour of Conservative Wards in Southampton
Amateur film 1935 14 mins Location: Southampton
A Tory MP and his wife meet their female battalions in a tour of Southampton's wards - while Stanley Baldwin lends his own support at an outdoor fete